Name Element HAM (1)

Type Word

Meaning & History

Old English word meaning "home, estate, settlement" [1].
Other Languages & Culturesheim(Ancient Germanic) heimr(Ancient Scandinavian)
Given Name DescendantsHama(Anglo-Saxon Mythology) Graeme, Graham, Tatum, Grahame(English) Graeme, Graham, Grahame(Scottish)
Place Name DescendantsBurnham, Debenham, Farnham, Grantham, Tatham, Wickham, Wortham, Wymondham(English)
Same Spellingham (2)

Sources & References

  1. Bosworth and Toller. An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary (1898), page 506, available from http://lexicon.ff.cuni.cz/texts/oe_bosworthtoller_about.html.
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